The University of York

In less than 50 years, York has become one of the top ten universities in the UK for teaching and research – and is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world. There are now over 30 academic departments and research centres and the student body has expanded to 13,000.

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Adaptation Decision Making

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.

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Transparency and sustainability in global commodity supply chains

This research assesses the types of supply chain information that are needed to support improvements in sustainability governance.

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Indicators for community resilience

This working paper shows how qualitative and quantitative indicators for assessing the resilience of communities can be identified, developed and synthesised.

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emBRACE resilience framework for community resilience to natural hazards

Conceptualizing community resilience to natural hazards – the emBRACE framework

This paper describes the emBRACE framework of community resilience - a heuristic analytical tool for understanding, explaining and measuring community resilience to natural hazards.

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Risk Perception and Community Networks for Community Resilience

This article looks at the role that perception, local knowledge, and social networks play in community resilience in the alpine community of Badia, which experienced a large landslide in 2012.

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Managing Complex Systems

This paper shows how 'structured output' methods can ‘abstract’ important issues and concepts and feed into planning and policy outputs.

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Framing Community Disaster Resilience: Resources, Capacities, Learning, and Action

Framing Community Disaster Resilience (textbook) offers a guide to the theories, research and approaches for addressing the complexity of community resilience towards hazardous events or disasters.

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